Lake Rentals

There are many places to rent boats, jet skis, paddle boards and more. Check out the listings and contact the businesses directly for pricing and booking. There is a high demand during the peak summer season so we recommend planning ahead. More Resources


Lake Norman Races & Outdoor Events

There are a number of exciting outdoor events in Lake Norman for everyone to watch, or participate in.  From annual races to the Loch Norman Highland athletic games at the Scottish Festival, the events below will keep you busy throughout the year. Lake Norman celebrates Art year round with annual events including the Tawba Walk Arts Festival in Spring and Fall and April is for Arts which spotlights gallery crawls, art exhibitions and many more family friendly events.

Watch world ranked professional heavy athletes flip telephone-sized poles, throw weighted stones, hammers, sacks of straw and even battle axes at the Loch Norman Highland athletic games. The event is also host to the Carolina's Open Highland Dancing Championships where you can see and even dance along to a variety of Scottish music. 

Dragon boat racing is the fastest growing sport in the world and the annual race held in May celebrates Asian culture and diversity while promoting team-building and wellness. Anyone over the age of 15 is encouraged to participate in the Asian Dragon Boat Races. Each of the three last years, this cross-cultural event has attracted over 7,000 visitors.